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Piece of velvet

White silk ground woven with narrow strips of silver gilt; on this are narrow horizontal stripes of red cut velvet outlined with uncut velvet of the same color, zig-zag lines of uncut velvet detail the white and gold stripes. This piece was part of a pair of trousers.

Credit Line

Bequest of James William Paige

Probably Italian, 17th century

Accession Number

95.1012

Medium or Technique

Velvet

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles